Keys to a Successful Startup

Venture planning includes, inter alia, creation of a startup's business design which, in turn, includes development of the most appropriate and strong business model.

Venture planning includes also development of a means of comparing various business models.



Questions To Answer

You can compare various business models through financial modeling to answer the following questions:

Which venture concept produces the most sales, the best margins, the highest net profit and the lowest breakeven?

Which model requires the least investment by entrepreneur and others?

Which concept requires equity as opposed to debt financing?  >>>

Which produces the highest "return on investment" and the best liquidity?

Which model requires the entrepreneur to give up the least equity?  >>>

Identify and quantify the risks involved with execution of each model.